How to install an Expert Advisor

This little tutorial will show you how to install an expert advisor in Metatrader 4 & 5 if you have a compiled (.ex4 or .ex5) version.

First open your Metatrader and click in the above left corner on “File > Open Data Folder”.

Metatrader - open data folder

Then navigate to “MQL4 > Experts” respectively “MQL5 > Experts” and copy and past the file inhere. (For indicators copy the file into the Indicators folder instead)

Then restart your Metatrader. The Expert Advisor should show up in the Navigator under “Expert Advisors”.

To open the Navigator click on “View > Navigator” or with Ctrl+N.

Metatrader - Navigator

Now double-click the EA or drag and drop it to the chart and the below window appears. Allow live trading in the Common tab and set your settings in the Inputs tab and click on OK.

Metatrader - Expert Advisor common tab

The smile in the above right corner of the chart should now smile. If it doesn’t click on AutoTrading.

Metatrader - enable AutoTrading

Now you know how to install an Expert Advisor in Metatrader 4 & 5. You now only have to wait until a trade opens.

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6 thoughts on “How to install an Expert Advisor”

  1. Vulindyebo James Ruthula says:

    Dear Sir/Madam
    I am unable to install the Expert Advisor. Is it possible for you to send me the video on my Email Address to show me how to install and attach the EA on my chart?

    1. Yannick says:

      I’m sure you will find some additional tutorials on YouTube.

  2. Vulindyebo James Ruthula says:

    Tell me, how can I get the Virtual Private Server?. Can I apply for it seperately?

    1. Yannick says:

      Quivofx does not provide any VPS.
      Yes, you have to get is separately.

  3. Vulindyebo James Ruthula says:

    I want to be registered on QUIVO FX. How can I? I am new on trading and I am under XM Trading. Can I qualify to use the Expert Advisor on my charts. I should appreciate your response. Thanks.

    1. Yannick says:

      Click on “Register now!” on the account page.

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